The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RightScale products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RightScale over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within RightScale, Inc.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RightScale
Rank 583 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RightScale 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.065% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate £409 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RightScale
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20132 21592 20644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.66% 45.85% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12166 12738 11641
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 932 923
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

RightScale
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RightScale across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

RightScale Jobs Demand Trend in England

RightScale
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RightScale across the England region.

RightScale Daily Rate Trend in England

RightScale
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RightScale across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

RightScale Daily Rate Histogram in England

RightScale
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RightScale within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 13 £409 -
RightScale
UK

RightScale
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RightScale also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RightScale.

1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 17 (100.00%) Migration
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (94.12%) Puppet
2 16 (94.12%) PowerShell
2 16 (94.12%) Ruby
2 16 (94.12%) Linux
3 15 (88.24%) LAN
3 15 (88.24%) WAN
3 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (82.35%) Windows Intune
4 14 (82.35%) vSphere
4 14 (82.35%) SCCM
4 14 (82.35%) SCOM
4 14 (82.35%) SCVMM
4 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
4 14 (82.35%) SQL
4 14 (82.35%) Oracle
4 14 (82.35%) Middleware
4 14 (82.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (76.47%) Red Hat
5 13 (76.47%) Windows
5 13 (76.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (76.47%) Hyper-V
5 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
6 11 (64.71%) ITIL
7 8 (47.06%) Hybrid Cloud

RightScale
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RightScale also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RightScale. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
1 15 (88.24%) LAN
1 15 (88.24%) WAN
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) AWS Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Cloud Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Azure Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Migration
2 14 (82.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (64.71%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Information Security
4 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) PowerShell
1 16 (94.12%) Ruby
2 14 (82.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCSA
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (82.35%) vSphere
4 13 (76.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (94.12%) Puppet
2 14 (82.35%) SCCM
2 14 (82.35%) SCOM
2 14 (82.35%) SCVMM
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Intune
3 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) Oracle
3 13 (76.47%) Red Hat
4 6 (35.29%) CA